No! "Don't Sleep" does not change the 'power saving options' on your system. Also it does not change registries entries or any other settings!
Don't Sleep only prevents and blocks the options you select!
Depending on the setting, DontSleep reports to the operating system that it has important tasks to perform – thus preventing your system from sleeping. If the screen saver is to be activated or the monitor is to be deactivated, it will be send the necessary command to do that.
If possible, ... please always use the latest version of Don't Sleep!
Also, it tells the system that it has the highest shutdown priority to prevent other programs from receiving the shutdown command before 'Dont Sleep' does and possibly closing it before 'Dont Sleep' can intercept it.
The CPU load of Don't Sleep is zero, meaning that there is no extra burden on the operating system by having it running.
The main use for Dont Sleep is to prevent Windows power saver from shutting down programs and applications before they have time to complete their task. It is particularly useful for long downloads or video decoder software, which can sometimes takes hours or days to complete.
Please always use ► ... the latest version of Dont-Sleep !
The system settings power options must not be changed by this tool. This screenshot has been made on Windows 7, as you can see in the Windows 7 shot screenshot above, but you can easily use this tool as a solution if you experience problems with power options at all Versions of Microsoft's Windows operating systems also use it when it's a plain Windows 10 desktop, or on the go to save mobile energy on the tablet, Surface Pro / Go, or even on a server operating system.
FAQ 1: Updated on: 23 February 2019 11:14